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Landscape is perhaps Philip Leslie Hale’s most progressive painting, reflecting his awareness of Monet’s move to more abstract subjects (in his series of poplar paintings, for instance) and of Les Nabis (the Prophets), an avant-garde French movement that sought to disavow academicism in...

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Provenance

About 1890, the artist, Dedham, Mass.; 1931, by descent to his wife, Lilian Westcott Hale (1880-1963), Dedham; 1964, by descent to her daughter, Nancy Hale Bowers, Charlottesville, Va.; 1985, gift of Nancy Hale Bowers to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 1985)

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy Hale Bowers

about 1890

Dimensions

46.04 x 55.88 cm (18 1/8 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

1985.689

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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